BROOM  掃帚

INTENSELY BIG BRUSH USED FOR:in order to CAUSE ROOMS TO BECOME CLEAN.
BESOMPUSH BROOMCORN BROOMWHISK BROOM
See also

SWEEPBRUSH

Kind Of

BRUSH

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current word for the broom, which standardly cooccurs with jī1 箕 "dustpan", is zhǒu 帚.

2. Liè 鬣 refers specifically to a broom made of the mane of a horse.

3. Sáo 埽 refers to the process of sweeping something clean, and this process is standardly accompanied by xǐ 灑 / 洒 "sprinkling with water". See SWEEP

4. Shuā 刷 refers to a broom-like brush, but the word is rare in pre-Han texts. See BRUSH

Modern Chinese Criteria

掃帚 is the current modern word for using a broom to clean an area.

帚 is the standard modern word for a broom.

笤帚 refers to a whisk broom.

炊帚

筅帚

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

FINSTERBUSCH 1966 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 203

Besen:

FINSTERBUSCH 1966 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 251

Worfel:

FINSTERBUSCH 2000 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 727

Besen:

Several brooms are depicted on Han reliefs.

BAECHTHOLD-STAEUBLI 1987 Handwörterbuch des deutschen Aberglaubens 1.1129

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 5

Attributions by text

  • 管子 : 3
  • 禮記 : 2

Words

   zhǒu OC: pjuʔ MC: tɕɨu 4 Attributions

The current word for the broom, which standardly cooccurs with jī1 箕"dustpan", is zhǒu 帚.

  • nbroom
   liè OC: rab MC: liɛp 1 Attribution

Liè 鬣 refers specifically to a broom made of the mane of a horse.

  • n(horse's mane used as a) broom
   sǎo OC: sbluuʔ MC: sɑu 0 Attributions

Sǎo 埽 refers to the process of sweeping something clean, and this process is standardly accompanied by xǐ 灑/洒 "sprinkling with water". See SWEEP

  • nbroom
   píng OC: beeŋ MC: beŋ 0 Attributions
  • nplant which is used for producing brooms (GUAN)
箕帚   jī zhǒu OC: kɯ pjuʔ MC: kɨ tɕɨu 0 Attributions
  • NPdustpan and broom Ricci: Balai et van à poussière

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: